Murder synonyms

mûr'dər
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(Countable, US, police jargon) A victim of homicide; a person who has been unlawfully killed by someone else.
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The act or action of causing death, as of a person.
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(Law) Civil death.
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Violence against civilians to achieve military or political objectives.
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An act of killing a human being unlawfully, but not wilfully (as opposed to murder).
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An unjust, senseless, or disgraceful act or condition:
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Each type of felony is classified using a degree ranking. This degree ranking uses a letter or a number, and the rank determines how serious the crime is. These rankings usually differ from state to state; however, violent felonies are often considered more serious crimes than non violent crimes.
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First-degree murder
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The systematic killing of substantial numbers of people on the basis of their ethnicity, religion, political beliefs, social status, or other particularities.
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A person who has killed his or her mother.
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To eliminate, especially by killing.
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The cause or means of destroying:
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(Uncountable) The sport or activity of firing a gun.
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The condition of having been annihilated; utter destruction.
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Massive slaughter, as in war; a massacre.
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An instance of stabbing with a knife.
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(Countable, law) An act of murder which is premeditated with malice aforethought.
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A large-scale slaughter of animals
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Brutal bloodshed or slaughter
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Mayhem is defined as violence, damage or chaos, or the crime of crippling or mutilating a victim.
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The act of killing relatives or fellow-countrymen, as in a civil war
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(Now literary) To kill, murder.
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To destroy or injure treacherously:
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To kill (people, game, etc.) brutally, senselessly, or in large numbers; slaughter
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To impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity of; spoil.
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To mistreat or abuse.
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To thwart passage of; veto:
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(Colloquial) To defeat soundly.
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To smother or suffocate someone.
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(Idiomatic) To kill or end.
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To execute (a person sentenced to death) by means of electricity.
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To get rid of; remove:
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To create or produce in accordance with an idea, plan, blueprint, etc.
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To kill all of a population, usually deliberate and especially applied to pests.
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(Computing) To cause (a program or computer) to stop responding.
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To punish (a person) without legal process or authority, especially by hanging, for a perceived offense or as an act of bigotry.
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Guard is defined as to keep safe, protect or cover.
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To bring to an end; complete
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(Criminal slang) To kill.
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kill intentionally and with premeditation
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Criminal action or violence; esp., murder
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(Chiefly UK, idiomatic) To cut class; to play truant.
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To use up or spend without real need, gain, or purpose; squander
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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To perform (a shot or maneuver) successfully:
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To go away; leave:
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(Informal) burial
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Second-degree murder
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A person who does this
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The murder of a baby
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The destruction or ruin of one's own interests:
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(Military, Vietnam war) A medical helicopter.
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A ticket granting permission to travel to a place but not back
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A divining rod used in searching for water, ore, etc.; a dowsing rod.
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To ruin the character of, by overindulgence; to coddle or pamper to excess. [from 17th c.]
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To get a grade of failure in (a subject)
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To cut with a guillotine or sharp blade.
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To kill someone by squeezing the throat so as to cut off the oxygen supply; to choke, suffocate or throttle.
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To preserve is to protect or keep something as it is or in its original state.
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To keep safe; to defend; to guard; to prevent harm coming to.
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A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.
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To send (someone) to prison.
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(Idiomatic) To kill someone
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To do away with; to cause to disappear
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To damage (especially electronics) with electrostatic discharge.
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(Archaic) Effective, punitive, or destructive action.
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Mangle is defined as to destroy by tearing, crushing or bruising.
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To destroy beyond recognition.
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To finish quickly or promptly
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To dismiss from an office or position.
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The act or an instance of riding, as in a vehicle or on an animal.
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Botch is defined as to make errors or do something in a clumsy, sloppy manner.
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(Computing) To write a file to disk or other storage medium.
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